Cost & Aid

  • Prince William Sound College - Cost of Attendance

    Prince William Sound College (PWSC) has one of the lowest college tuition rates in Alaska. Learn more about Prince William Sound College's affordable tuition and overall cost of attendance.

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Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2022-2023

2022-2023 Per Semester 6 credits (part-time student) 12 credits (full-time student) 15 credits (recommended for on-time graduation)
Tuition & Fees $1,527 $3,098 $3,845
Average Cost of On-Campus Housing (Single students)*   *** $3,042 $3,042 $3,042
Semester Total ** $4,569 $6,140 $6,887

Please note: all fees are subject to change.
*Family housing is also available.
**The semester total does not include the cost of textbooks, groceries, travel, and incidentals.
***The more credits you enroll in the more you SAVE on housing.


Prince William Sound College students walking infront of student housing in Valdez, Alaska

College can be expensive, but there are resources available to help you finance your education. Loans, grants, and scholarships are some financial aid options. Click below to learn about what types of aid are available and how to apply for financial aid.

Financial Aid for PWSC Students
Prince William Sound College students hanging out on the steps of student housing in Valdez, Alaska.

Prince William Sound College offers both full-time and part-time students the option of living in fully- furnished student apartments. Student housing is a short walk from the main campus. 

Student Housing Costs at PWSC